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Downtown’s Biggest Street Party Returns with Bigger & Better Events: Sept. 9-11

Downtown’s beloved addition to Winnipeg’s wealth of festivals, the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party, will animate Broadway from September 9-11 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, and delicious cuisine, to draw people into heart of the city.

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Virtual Game Gives Kids & Kids at Heart an Opportunity to Create Ideal Downtown: Media Preview on July 26 from 4-6PM

Winnipeggers can now experience Downtown Winnipeg in a whole new way — virtually in Minecraft. A SketchUp model of Downtown Winnipeg was imported into Minecraft, giving kids (and kids at heart!) the opportunity to strategize about how the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ can help downtown go from good to great, with all of the to-scale buildings serving as a backdrop for virtual intervention.

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Investors Group Presents the Downtown Cinema

Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.

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Winnipeg’s Canada Day Living Flag Hits It Out of the Park!

As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.

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A Moveable Feast Winnipeg

Grab your snowsuit, your bicycle, and your stretchiest pair of pants – a Moveable Feast Winnipeg, winter edition, takes to the streets Feb. 6.

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Magalas a major force for Raiders

Magalas, 19, is leading the Raiders Jr. Hockey Club in scoring as of Jan. 5, with 23 goals and 35 points in 27 games. His goal total is good for third highest in the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League (MMJHL).

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Downtown BIZ Extends ‘Launch It!’ Retail Incubator Deadline

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has extended its deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to set up shop downtown.

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Farmers’ Market Opens Early in Downtown Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular indoor farmers’ market at the Manitoba Hydro Place Gallery opened up for a one-day market on March 27, bringing together about 30 vendors to sell baked goods, perogies, vinegars, jams and preserves, potatoes as well as a variety of meats including bison and pastured pork and chicken.

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The Bannock Factory Hopes to Take to the Streets

The Bannock Factory has a lot of irons in the fire — or rather, loaves in the oven. The business, which usually prepares its bannock at a bakery in Charleswood which they rent space from after-hours, is expanding its scope of late.

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Winnipeg Junos deemed a success

After a whirlwind week of music, the Junos are over and local organizers are calling it a success.

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Downtown’s Biggest Street Party Returns with Bigger & Better Events: Sept. 9-11

Downtown’s beloved addition to Winnipeg’s wealth of festivals, the 6th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party, will animate Broadway from September 9-11 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, and delicious cuisine, to draw people into heart of the city.

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Virtual Game Gives Kids & Kids at Heart an Opportunity to Create Ideal Downtown: Media Preview on July 26 from 4-6PM

Winnipeggers can now experience Downtown Winnipeg in a whole new way — virtually in Minecraft. A SketchUp model of Downtown Winnipeg was imported into Minecraft, giving kids (and kids at heart!) the opportunity to strategize about how the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ can help downtown go from good to great, with all of the to-scale buildings serving as a backdrop for virtual intervention.

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Investors Group Presents the Downtown Cinema

Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.

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Winnipeg’s Canada Day Living Flag Hits It Out of the Park!

As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.

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A Moveable Feast Winnipeg

Grab your snowsuit, your bicycle, and your stretchiest pair of pants – a Moveable Feast Winnipeg, winter edition, takes to the streets Feb. 6.

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Magalas a major force for Raiders

Magalas, 19, is leading the Raiders Jr. Hockey Club in scoring as of Jan. 5, with 23 goals and 35 points in 27 games. His goal total is good for third highest in the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League (MMJHL).

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Downtown BIZ Extends ‘Launch It!’ Retail Incubator Deadline

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has extended its deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to set up shop downtown.

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Farmers’ Market Opens Early in Downtown Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular indoor farmers’ market at the Manitoba Hydro Place Gallery opened up for a one-day market on March 27, bringing together about 30 vendors to sell baked goods, perogies, vinegars, jams and preserves, potatoes as well as a variety of meats including bison and pastured pork and chicken.

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The Bannock Factory Hopes to Take to the Streets

The Bannock Factory has a lot of irons in the fire — or rather, loaves in the oven. The business, which usually prepares its bannock at a bakery in Charleswood which they rent space from after-hours, is expanding its scope of late.

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Winnipeg Junos deemed a success

After a whirlwind week of music, the Junos are over and local organizers are calling it a success.

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